Do you own this car? Even in base cars, the height-adjustable seats leave great headroom for tall drivers, though the seat cushions themselves are a bit short and drivers should make sure their knee doesn't rest against the hard handbrake lever. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. Civics are available with six-speed automatic transmissions, as well as five- or six-speed manual transmissions. The taller Sedan rides on a longer wheelbase than the sleeker, sportier Coupe that also includes a decklid spoiler as standard equipment. The Versa finishes low in our subcompact car rankings, making it a poor choice. We also have a 2010 Civic and a 2005 Accord.
Up until this year, the Honda Civic was one of the most fuel-efficient non-hybrids you could get, but it's been passed by several 2011 vehicles, including the Hyundai Elantra, Ford Fiesta, and Chevrolet Cruze—all of which get 40 mpg on the highway in at least some of their trims. A second race car driven by was added from the 2013 season. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. It's smooth, quick-revving, and refined, and pairs well with either the five-speed manual or five-speed automatic. The ninth generation Civic is rumored to debut in 2011 as 2012 model. Monteiro won the third place in a race held in Macau. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138.
The rear, however, is less rosy; the rear doors on the sedan are cut narrow at their base, so it's not easy for long legs to clamber in and out. November saw the Honda Civic wrestle the number-one spot away from the rival Toyota Corolla. A five-speed manual is standard, but a five-speed automatic mitigates the performance penalty normally associated with combining a small four-cylinder engine and an automatic transmission. Styling changes to the Civic coupe included a restyled grille, hood, front fenders and headlights, new taillight lenses, sportier front and rear bumpers, new side mirrors and a new selection of wheel styles. I totally cannot see how fast I am going unless I lean forward or duck down to see past the steering wheel. One of its earliest prizes came in 1974, when U. The Tourer also benefits from additional under floor storage compartments in the boot, 'Magic Seats' and 60:40 split rear seats.
On the American side of the battle, the Chevrolet Cruze once again vastly outpaced… Hybrid-lovers rejoice: the Environmental Protection Agency has named its top 10 most fuel efficient cars for the 2012 model year. While the Civic offers some features that aren't at all usual in this class—like heated leather seats—don't expect anything close to luxury-car comfort or top-grade materials. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. Models with the standard engine or Si version are offered either as a 4-door sedan or 2-door coupe. The recall is expected to begin June 2018.
It's the penalty of the rakish roofline. While the automatic can be a little lumpy during gentle around-town driving, the manual gearbox is light and quick-shifting in the Civic and a step better than the linkages in most other small cars. Front-wheel drive and a five-speed manual transmission are standard; a five-speed automatic transmission is available. Increase use of high-strength steel to 55% on the sedan 56% for the coupe from 50% contributes to a 7% reduction in body weight. It is available as a coupe and as a sedan. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138.
The Honda Civic Hybrid uses an Integrated Motor Assist hybrid systems that is simpler than the full hybrid systems in some rival vehicles yet achieves nearly as much of a gain in fuel economy--especially in highway driving. Retaining the compact rear suspension and the centrally mounted fuel tank help contribute to a boot capacity of 470 litres. Remedy Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag module assembly, free of charge. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. As Honda's best-known and best-loved car line, the 2011 Civic Sedan and Coupe continue to set the bar in the compact-car arena. The Civic's list of optional equipment is highlighted by a navigation system with voice-recognition software and Bluetooth hands-free phone connectivity.
Civic Si models aren't nearly as good. Equipment-wise, most of the safety features are here, including front and side-curtain airbags, anti-lock brakes, and active head restraints, though electronic stability control is still woefully missing from base models, while it's standard on most other small cars, including Honda's smaller, lower-priced Fit. On the highway can be a little too light on center, but when pushed hard the Civic feels like a more sophisticated, more expensive car whereas most other budget-priced small sedans start to show ragged edges. The sedan received the top score of Good in all areas tested, and the Civic coupe received the second-best rating of Acceptable for side impact safety. The basic audio and climate controls are cleanly arranged on the dashboard and easy to use.
The Maintenance Minder now includes interval reminders for scheduled maintenance, such as air filter, cabin pollen filter, tire rotations, drive belt inspections as well as an oil change reminder. The wheelbase is 30mm shorter without a decrease of interior space. One of its earliest prizes came in 1974, when U. Dual front, front-side, and side curtain airbags come standard on the Civic, as do active head restraints for driver and front passenger. And much to the joy of tree-huggers everywhere, every car on the list is either a hybrid or electric vehicle. There is a multifunction center console. It was not sold in Japan because sales were affected by the fact the width dimension exceeded 1,700mm, an important distinction according to Japanese Government.
It is an information system to help the driver adopt a more fuel-efficient driving style, and is proven to improve fuel economy by about 10% for Honda's hybrid vehicles in Japan by providing visual feedback to promote or confirm efficient driving. Overall, the Honda Civic feels very peppy, with quick and precise steering especially in low-speed driving. Shop around and you'll find your money goes a lot further at a Hyundai or Kia dealership. Which Is Better: 2011 Honda Civic or 2011 Chevrolet Cruze? WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety named the Civic sedan a 2011 Top Safety Pick. If you want a car that starts and goes every morning, this is it! Skip to details on the: New for 2011 There are no significant changes. That's not particularly green, even compared to other sport coupes.
Whether you're in the driver's seat or one of the Civic's other seating positions, the 2011 Honda Civic is a perfectly enjoyable way to travel. Base Civics remain a benchmark for tidy driving dynamics without the normal tradeoffs to ride quality. The cars have grown significantly, to a current length of 175 inches and a width of 69 inches. The electric power steering system is lighter by 1. There are more standard equipment and higher interior quality.